Muscogee County GA Information


Muscogee County Subdivisions

Muscogee County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 199,997
Population in Households 192,099
Population in Familes 153,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,898
Population Density1 924
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 78,104
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 49,788
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,651 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40,453 (45.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,985 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $133,684
Average Home Value $184,328


Median Household Income $40,926
Average Household Income $58,759
Per Capita Income $23,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.65%
Households 0.85% 0.72%
Families 0.67% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Muscogee County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muscogee County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 94th
Population Density1 # 8 96th
Diversity Index2 # 18 89th
Median Household Income # 53 67th
Per Capita Income # 31 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.